The Arts: Foundation of a Vibrant Community

Music, creative artworks, film, theatre and dance are often seen as the softer side of life.  Join our panelists for a critical discussion about the importance of the arts in society.


Robert B. Schultz Theatre
St. John’s College, Fort Garry Campus
Reception // 6:30 – 7 p.m.
Panel Discussion // 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Featured speakers:
Jeff Melanson (Alumnus) - President, The Banff Centre
Edmund Dawe – Dean, Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music
Paul Hess – Director, School of Art
George Toles – Professor, English, Film and Theatre, Faculty of Arts
Francine Morin – Head and Professor, Curriculum & Teaching, Faculty of Education